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Backstairs at the White House

Friendly, Ed, 1922-2007 (Added Author). O'Herlihy, Michael, 1929-1997 (Added Author). Bagni, Gwen. (Added Author). Dubov, Paul. (Added Author). Stevens, Morty. (Added Author). Cole, Olivia, 1942- (Added Author). Uggams, Leslie. (Added Author). Gossett, Louis, Jr., 1936- (Added Author). Hooks, Robert, 1937- (Added Author). Nielsen, Leslie, 1926-2010 (Added Author). Rhodes, Hari. (Added Author). Overton, Bill, 1947- (Added Author). Carroll, Helena. (Added Author). Downing, David, 1943- (Added Author). Leachman, Cloris. (Added Author). Winfield, Paul. (Added Author). Harris, Julie, 1925-2013 (Added Author). Buono, Victor, 1938-1982 (Added Author). Vaughn, Robert, 1932-2016 (Added Author). Hunter, Kim, 1922-2002 (Added Author). Bloom, Claire, 1931- (Added Author). Holm, Celeste, 1917-2012 (Added Author). Kennedy, George, 1925-2016 (Added Author). Flanders, Ed, 1934-1995 (Added Author). Grant, Lee, 1927- (Added Author). Gates, Larry, 1915-1996 (Added Author). Sterling, Jan, 1923-2004 (Added Author). Heckart, Eileen, 1919-2001 (Added Author). Anderson, John, 1922-1992 (Added Author). Morgan, Harry, 1915-2011 (Added Author). Parsons, Estelle. (Added Author). Barrie, Barbara. (Added Author). Duggan, Andrew, 1923-1988 (Added Author). Watson, James A., 1945- (Added Author). Sullivan, Barry, 1912-1994 (Added Author). Shalet, Diane. (Added Author). Roat, Richard. (Added Author). Latham, Louise. (Added Author). Morrison, Robert L.,-1983. (Added Author). Parks, Lillian Rogers. My thirty years backstairs at the White House. (Added Author). Ed Friendly Productions. (Added Author). Acorn Media (Firm) (Added Author). Olivia Cole, Leslie Uggams, Louis Gossett, Jr., Robert Hooks, Leslie Nielsen, Hari Rhodes, Bill Overton, Helena Carroll, David Downing, Cloris Leachman, Paul Winfield, Julie Harris, Victor Buono, Robert Vaughn, Kim Hunter, Claire Bloom, Celeste Holm, George Kennedy, Ed Flanders, Lee Grant, Larry Gates, Jan Sterling, Eileen Heckart, John Anderson, Harry Morgan, Estelle Parsons, Barbara Barrie, Andrew Duggan, James A. Watson, Jr., Barry Sullivan, Diane Shalet, Richard Roat, Louise Latham. (Cast).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

An intimate look at life in the White House through eight administrations as remembered by a mother and daughter who, between them, served as White House maids for 52 years.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD FIC BAC (Text) 33892100174110 Adult DVDs DVD None 09/26/2014 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 054961803293
  • ISBN: 9781569388037
  • ISBN: 1569388032
  • Physical Description: 4 videodiscs (approximately 444 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
    videodisc
  • Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, [2005]

Content descriptions

General Note: Closed-captioned.
Special features: Disc 1: Photo gallery; Cast filmographies (Leslie Uggams, Olivia Cole, Louis Gossett, Jr., Robert Hooks, Leslie Nielsen, Cloris Leachman, Julie Harris, Victor Buono, Robert Vaughn, Kim Hunter, Claire Bloom). Disc 2: Cast filmographies (Leslie Uggams, Olivia Cole, Louis Gossett, Jr., Robert Hooks, Leslie Nielsen, Cloris Leachman, Celeste Holm, George Kennedy, Ed Flanders, Lee Grant). Disc 3. Cast filmographies (Leslie Uggams, Olivia Cole, Louis Gossett, Jr., Robert Hooks, Leslie Nielsen, Larry Gates, Jan Sterling, Eileen Heckart, John Anderson). Disc 4. Cast filmographies (Leslie Uggams, Olivia Cole, Louis Gossett, Jr., Robert Hooks, Harry Morgan, Estelle Parsons, Barbara Barrie, Andrew Duggan).
Based on My thirty years backstairs at the White House by Lillian Rogers Parks with Frances Spatz Leighton, and partially on interviews with Lillian Rogers Parks.
Originally broadcast on television as a mini-series in 1979.
Formatted Contents Note: pt. 1. William Howard Taft, 1909-1913. Woodrow Wilson, 1913-1921 -- pt. 2. Warren G. Harding, 1921-1923. Calvin Coolidge, 1923-1929 -- pt. 3. Herbert Hoover, 1929-1933. Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933-1945 -- pt. 4. Harry S. Truman, 1945-1953. Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1953-1961.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Robert L. Morrison ; music, Morton Stevens ; editors, Paul LaMastra, Roy E. Peterson ; costume designer, Bill Thomas.
Participant or Performer Note: Olivia Cole, Leslie Uggams, Louis Gossett, Jr., Robert Hooks, Leslie Nielsen, Hari Rhodes, Bill Overton, Helena Carroll, David Downing, Cloris Leachman, Paul Winfield, Julie Harris, Victor Buono, Robert Vaughn, Kim Hunter, Claire Bloom, Celeste Holm, George Kennedy, Ed Flanders, Lee Grant, Larry Gates, Jan Sterling, Eileen Heckart, John Anderson, Harry Morgan, Estelle Parsons, Barbara Barrie, Andrew Duggan, James A. Watson, Jr., Barry Sullivan, Diane Shalet, Richard Roat, Louise Latham.
Summary, etc.: An intimate look at life in the White House through eight administrations as remembered by a mother and daughter who, between them, served as White House maids for 52 years.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby digital monaural.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Subject: United States
Women household employees
Women, Black
Presidents' spouses
Presidents
White House (Washington, D.C.)
Women, Black United States Drama
Presidents' spouses United States Drama
Presidents United States Drama
Women household employees United States Drama
White House (Washington, D.C.) Drama
Genre: Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Television mini-series.
Historical television programs.
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